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How does the Bible describe the heart?

Here’s are list of adjectives the Bible uses to describe the heart.  The list is taken from Tedd and Marcy Tripp’s wonderful book Instructing a Child’s Heart (companion to Shepherding a Child’s Heart).

The heart is variously described as adulterous, anguished, arrogant, astray, bitter, blameless, blighted, broken, calloused, circumcised, contrite, crushed, darkened, deadened, deceitful, deluded, devoted, disloyal, envious, evil, faint, faithful, far off, fearful, foolish, grateful, happy, hard, haughty, humble, mad, malicious, obstinate, perverse, proud, pure, rebellious, rejoicing, responsive, righteous, sick, sincere, sinful, steadfast, troubled, unfeeling, uncircumcised, upright, unsearchable, weary, wicked, wise, and wounded.

What adjectives most accurately describe your own heart these days?

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